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Fires damage house, car, building in Rockcastle

Two fires back-to-back kept firefighters busy in rural Rockcastle County Thursday night.

Suspicious fires have people nervous in Mt. Vernon neighborhood

Neighbors at a trailer park in Mount Vernon suspect an arsonist may be behind three fires set on the same street over the last two weeks.

Georgetown dentist donating earnings to Australian fire relief

Dentist Mark King is donating a portion of the proceeds from his practice to help people and animals affected by the fires in Australia.

Firefighters taken to hospital for heat exhaustion from fighting I-71 fire

Three firefighters were taken to the hospital for heat exhaustion from fighting a fire off I-71 Saturday.

String of fires in Kentucky area alarms authorities

A string of fires in a western Kentucky neighborhood has left authorities wondering if they're all related.

Suspect under arrest for historic black church fires in Louisiana

According to a statement from the U.S. Attorney, police have a suspect in custody, accused of setting fires at multiple historic black churches in Louisiana.

Arson investigators are looking into 3 fires off KY-80

MANCHESTER, Ky. (WTVQ) - The City of Manchester Fire Department responded to three separate fires and now has arson investigators involved. The City of Manchester...

‘Serious’ signs of arson seen in Greece fire

Greek authorities say they have "serious indications" a wildfire near Athens that killed at least 82 people was set deliberately.

Yosemite Valley closes as crews battle blaze

As smoke from a nearby wildfire pours into Yosemite Valley, Tom Lambert has had to tell tourists who booked his vacation home months in advance that they would have to defer their dream stays so firefighters could take protective measures against the growing blaze.

Death toll set to rise in Greek seaside wildfires

The death toll from twin wildfires that raged through Greek seaside areas looked set to increase to around 50 Tuesday after rescue crews reported finding the bodies of more than 20 people huddled closely together near a beach northeast of the capital, Athens.

Lexington Firefighter re-enlists in army reserves

A local firefighter, who’s has been putting out fires in Lexington for years has made the decision to re-enlist in the army reserves.

Kentucky firefighters helping fight fires in Arizona

Firefighters from Kentucky are scheduled to arrive Friday in Arizona to help fight fires near the city of San Carlos, according to the Kentucky Division of Forestry.

Pigeon Forge – Summer Tourism Ideas

Pigeon Forge is one of the country's most popular family-friendly vacation destinations. It is just a stone's throw from Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the country's most visited national park. It's summertime in Pigeon Forge and that means it's prime time to schedule a visit to the Smoky Mountains

Lexington Police will have new tool for NCAA crowd control this year

Police in Lexington are hoping for rain Friday as the Cats take UCLA in the Sweet Sixteen.

Dolly Parton organizing telethon to benefit victims of TN fires

Dolly Parton is organizing a telethon to help the victims of the deadly wildfires in East Tennessee.

State police investigating series of eastern Ky. fires

Kentucky State Police investigators are asking for help in tracking down anyone responsible for a half-dozen fires in eastern Kentucky.

Fire marshal’s office offers tips for avoiding holiday fires

The Kentucky fire marshal's office is offering some tips to prevent home fires while making Thanksgiving dinner.

Prescribed fires planned at Big South Fork, Daniel Boone

National Park Service fire crews will be conducting prescribed fires within Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area and the Daniel Boone National Forest during the next few weeks.

State Police Investigate Two Fires In Owsley County

State Police said there were two fires within six miles of each other early Sunday morning in Owsley County. The Arson Task Force is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for starting the fires.

State Police Investigating 3 Fires in Morgan County

State Police are looking into three fires that happened within a day or two of each other along Dyer Branch in Morgan County.

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Lexington home damaged by fire, cause under investigation

Investigators say the fire started shortly after 8:00 p.m. in the 2800 block of Liberty Road.

Report: Two arrested after police chase, K-9 search, fight with deputy

Investigators say they found a handgun, cash and suspected meth in the suspect's car.

Lane closure scheduled on Clays Ferry Bridge on Monday

The temporary lane closure is for bridge deck repairs between 9am-3pm.